“Fun Deficit” Emerges as Cost of Living Forces Scots to Abandon

Hobbies and Pets

The rising cost of living in Scotland has given rise to what is being termed a “fun deficit,” as new figures from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) reveal that over 40% of Scots have had to curtail social activities due to financial constraints.

According to research published by CAS, a significant portion of the population, approximately 41%, have been forced to forego various forms of social engagement, including dining out, over the past financial year. The impact is far-reaching, with 23% of Scots discontinuing their hobbies and 3% reluctantly parting ways with their beloved pets.

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